Cellulitis


Cellulitis is a bacterial infection of the skin. Bacteria get into the skin through a cut, scrape, or other wound. Cellulitis can also affect the deeper layers of connective tissue beneath your skin and, in severe cases, spread to your lymph nodes.
Cellulitis most often affects the legs, but it may also affect the arms, face, and scalp. Most times, taking antibiotics cures cellulitis. However, some people can have serious complications. Without treatment, it can become life-threatening.
 


 

Cellulitis is caused by bacteria, most often streptococcus or Staphylococcus aureus, which get into the body through a break in the skin:

• Cuts
• Insect bites
• Burns
• Surgical incisions
• IV catheters
• Dermatitis

Following group of people are at risk of developing cellilitis:-

• Older age. As your circulation grows weaker with age, it is easier for cuts and scrapes to get infected.
• Diabetes.
• Chickenpox and shingles.
• Lymphedema. Swelling of arms or legs, which may cause skin to crack.
• Fungal infections of the feet, which can also cause cracks in the skin.
• Dirty wounds.
• A weakened immune system.
• A general infection.

 

• Pain and tenderness
• Edema, swelling caused by fluid buildup
• Redness of the skin
• Skin that is warm to the touch
• Fever
• Chills

• If you have a cut or scrape, wash the area gently with clean water. Apply calendula ointment, and cover the area with a bandage. Change the bandage every day and watch for signs of infection.
• If you have diabetes or circulatory problems, check your hands and feet daily for scrapes or cuts, or a fungus such as athlete's foot. Keep your skin moisturized and do not go barefoot.

Homeopathic medicines are very efficient in treating cellulitis.
The medicines work wonderfully by increasing the immunity of patient thereby reducing the swelling, pain and burning in cellulitis condition. Even in cases of cellulitis with bleb formation medicines works wonders that too very gently preventing the physical and mental trauma of surgeon's knife intervention.
In advanced complicated cases of cellulitis where septicemia has set in homeopathy holds a ray of hope in treatment according to well-selected medicines.
Belladonna, Apis Mellifica, Ledum Palsture, Silicea, Pyrogenium, Calendula Officinalis are the top homoepathic remedies.
 

  • Complete Blood Count
  • Blood Culture
  • Urine Analysis
  • LFT
  • KFT
  • Blood Glucose levels
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